Potts Corner is the access point to the area at high tide. There is car parking here, (small charge in summer). Depending on the size of the tide, the birds could be either directly out from the car park or at the southern end of the salt marsh, which will require a walk along the coastal path. The private wood at Potts Corner harbours migrants, especially in spring and can be viewed from the footpath. A two hundred metre walk to the south brings you to Baxter's Pool.
Middleton Salt Marsh.
In spring and summer the salt marshes come alive to the calls of breeding Redshank and Oystercatcher and the marshes change hue as Scurvy Grass and Sea Thrift come into flower. In autumn and winter the marshes host great gatherings of waders as the tide covers the mud flats.
View across Middleton Salt Marsh towards Potts Corner, with Heysham Power Station and the Lake District fells in the background.